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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 700 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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COLOMBES, a town of France in the department of Seine, arrondissement of St Denis, 7 M. N.N.W. of Paris. Pop. (1906) 28,920. It has a 16th-century church with 12th-century tower, a race-course, and numerous villa residences and boarding-schools. Manufactures include oil, vinegar and measuring-instruments. A castle formerly stood hire, in which died Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I. of England.
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